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Beowulf Dragon Smoke Stout

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Brewed by Beowulf
Style: Stout
Brownhills, England

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Originally an Autumn & Winter seasonal, now a Regular. Also available bottled conditioned at 5.3%.
Really bitter and black. Dark malts and roasted barley produce a smoky "chocolate" flavour followed by a bitter aftertaste.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Erzengel (2708) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2014
Cask @ PO Vault, Birmingham. Smooth and dark beginning, fresh, smooth, roasted. Dry, fresh, smooth. Roasted-malt, bitter till the end, nice and smooth! The aftertaste is roasted, smooth, nicely bittered, chocolate/Espresso. A great brew!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2098) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Black beer with medium tan head and decent lacing. Aroma of roast coffee and some chocolate. Taste is burnt malts, smoke, roast coffee, licorice and some dark chocolate. Lots of flavours. Medium bodied and a little creamy. Excellent stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1423) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
On cask at The Holy Inadequate, Etruria. Jet black body with a dark tan head. Lovely and toasty and smoky coffee on the nose. Sweet chocolate malt taste, nice rich and warming. Quality and highlight of the day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
01 - BCA - Opaque Black in colour. Very Malty; roasty/burnt malts, dark bitter chocolate, espresso coffee, liquorice, smoke. No fruit. Hoppy; some hop bitterness. Roast malty and fairly dry throughout with a bitter finish. Decent. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1269) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Cask in the Silk Mill, Derby. Very dark body with a small tan head. Slight coffee aroma. Very thick and rich taste. Bitter with lots of coffee and burnt toast. Dry finish. Nice stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beese (1905) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
Cask at the Milton Keynes Beer Festival 2013. Poured a very dark, near black colour with a tight, thin tan head. Aroma of smoked meat, prunes and earthy notes. Full, creamy mouth feel. Roast malt flavours with dried fruit and tobacco. Palate is very dry with bitter burnt malt. Very smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OwainTurner (328) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2013
Treacle malt aroma. Lovely chocolate head. Chocolate and mild burnt sugar taste. Thick body which goes thin, taste blends into slightly sticky bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20618) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2013
Bottled. Deep ambery brown colour with a mediumsized beigeish brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, with coffee, chocolate and some slight burnt wet wooden notes. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, mild liquorice along with some tobacco and quite big bitterness in the finish. Wellbalanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11319) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2013
Cask at the Wellington - Birmingham. Pours deep brown with a creamy beige head. Dirty roasted malts in the aroma. Light sweet flavor with dominant bitter cocoa and moderate earthy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Bitter roasted malts to finish with earth and baking cocoa. Fair.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (3365) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Cask at the Wellington, black country beer bus bash. Opaque black with a loose tan thin head. smooth roast caramel aroma. Some fruit esters and grassy hop in the finish. Some astingent roast.


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